Grace Jerry

Political Participation

Grace Alache Jerry is a Nigerian disability-activist, human rights advocate, a musician and beauty pageant queen who was awarded the Miss Wheelchair Nigeria. She is a spokesperson for over 25 million Nigerians who are living with disability. The Executive Director of Xperience Grace Foundation, she has performed in concerts within and out Nigeria. She is among the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellows who were honored by President Barack Obama. She is the Founder of the Inclusive Friends Association and the Access Nigeria campaign, she fights passionately for the rights of persons with disabilities to access electoral processes.